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Narrative Essay On Anne Frank

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“It's a wonder I haven't abandoned all my ideals, they seem so absurd and impractical. Yet I cling to them because I still believe in spite of everything, that people are truly good at heart.” (Anne Frank) Anne Frank was one of the many children who fell victim to the Holocaust during the World War II. Anne’s story is nothing short of a tragedy; she died at the early age of fifteen from Typhus while being held by the Nazi Regime, in the concentration camp Bergen-Belsen. Before dying, Anne and her family went into hiding and lived secretly in her father's office building in the Netherlands. While living in the “Annex,” a secret hiding place, she developed many interests such as reading and writing. Anne is famous because she is one of the best-known victims of the Holocaust, her story has been shared with millions in a publication of her diary, and through her writing’s she introduces many people to the massacre and its horror.

First of all, Anne Frank is only one of a million Jewish children who died during the slaughter and she represents the lost potential of all the children. However, she is one of the most recognized victims because of her diary. Only a small amount of children persecuted during the catastrophe wrote diaries that have survived. Her diary reflects a varied and complex view of a young girl who lived and died during the mass murder. Her diary is one of the best-written diaries authored by a teenager living and hiding during a catastrophe and details a
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